tech

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See also: Tech., tech-, and -tech

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Clipping of technology, technician, and technique.

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tech ‎(plural techs)

  1. (informal) technology
  2. (informal) technician
    • 2014, Jeff Jacobson, Growth (page 23)
      A man dressed as a lab tech, his blue scrubs startlingly pale against the vivid red and black chaos, moved into sight from behind the SUV. He carried an assault rifle.
  3. (informal) technique

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Old Irish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *tegos, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)tégos(cover, roof), from *steg-(to cover); cognate with Ancient Greek τέγος(tégos).

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tech n ‎(genitive tige or taige, nominative plural tige or taige)

  1. house

Declension[edit]

Neuter s-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative tech, teg techN, tegN tigeL, taigeL
Vocative tech, teg techN, tegN tigeL, taigeL
Accusative tech, teg techN, tegN tigeL, taigeL
Genitive tigeH, taigeH tigeN, taigeN tigeN, taigeN
Dative tigL, taigL tigib tigib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

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Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
tech thech tech
pronounced with /d(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • tech” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.